Articles in the category Health (21)

Early this morning I was tasked to do vitals rounds -- take blood pressures, check pulses, respiratory rates, and temperatures -- of patients in the recovery room. To say that we have a large volume of patients is an understatement, and often doing vitals is a medical marathon.
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Published on 13/06/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Health, People
Tags: Health, patient, pregnancy
Hilot, a Filipino term meaning “healer,” is the traditional practice associated with elderly healers, where the ‘manghihilot’ was the healthcare giver of the community. Today, with the resurgence of alternative forms of medicine and the study of older ways of healing, Hilot has resurged as a popular healing art converging scientific and natural laws.
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Published on 25/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary, Health
Tags: Hilot, Massage, Therapy
Hilot is an ancient Filipino art of healing, commonly used today to relax stressed muscles. Hilot employ chiropractic manipulation and massage for the diagnosis and treatment of musculoligamentous and musculoskeletal ailments. They also have been known to reset dislocated and sprained joints such as the knee, ankle, fingers and metacarpal bones.
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Published on 25/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary, Health
Tags: Hilot, Massage, traditional